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Impact Wrestling - March 6, 2015

Impact Wrestling
Date: March 6, 2015
Location: Manchester Arena, Manchester, England
Attendance: 3,000
Commentators: Josh Matthews, Taz

Reviewed by Tommy Hall

Coming out of last week, we seem to not have a #1 contender. Lashley successfully defended the title against MVP, though the match featured a lot of interference. Other than that we have the continuing stories of Mr. Anderson/Spud/Mandrews vs. Tyrus/EC3, which has gone from a comedy feud to one of the more entertaining feuds in the company. Let's get to it.


We open with a recap of last week's main event with the Beat Down Clan getting close to taking the World Title from Lashley but Gunner and Drew Galloway made things even enough for Lashley to retain the belt.

Tonight it's Bobby Roode vs. Kurt Angle vs. Eric Young for the #1 contendership.

Here's the Beat Down Clan to get things going. Kenny King doesn't want this Drew Galloway situation to get any further out of control. Drew is known as the Chosen One, but he choose to interfere in BDC business. I thought he was known as rhythm guitarist for some band with three guys. So now, it's time for the BDC to choose what part of Drew they're going to hurt.

MVP says this is Beat Down Clan business that was a year in the making. He arrived just over a year ago to become the World Champion but Drew got in the way. MVP is reasonable though and is willing to let Drew come out here and apologize. Galloway shows up in the crowd and says he's at home right now. He came to the ring last week to stop MVP from stealing the title. He's surrounded by wrestling fans, not sports entertainment fans.

Drew is here to give the fans a voice and asks some fans their names. Those are the people the BDC is screwing with and that isn't going to fly. King says they demand retribution and threatens Galloway's family if he doesn't get in the ring tonight. Drew wants King one on one so King agrees to send his brothers to the back.

Drew Galloway vs. Kenny King

Both guys are in street clothes. King enziguris him down and MVP comes in for a few stomps. That's not a DQ due to reasons not explained but Galloway comes back with knees in the corner and a snap suplex. King bails to the floor but Drew is fine with beating him up outside as well. He drops King over the barricade but King gets in some shots to the ribs to take over. A tilt-a-whirl slam onto the apron has King in even more trouble as this has barely been a match so far.

Back in and King drops him ribs first over the ropes and we hit the chinlock. An overhead belly to belly gets two for Kenny but Drew gets all fired up. He gets two off a top rope clothesline but King breaks up the Future Shock (snap double arm DDT). They need to go home already because this is getting bad. King hits a quick springboard Blockbuster for two more and frustration is setting in. He loads up a backslide of all things but gets countered into the Future Shock to give Galloway the pin at 6:25.

Rating: D. I really wasn't feeling this one as they were just trading spots for a few minutes with no flow or structure to the match. Galloway is talented in the ring but having a big guy as the hero is always kind of awkward, especially when he's in there against someone not very big. Not a good debut but at least Galloway won.

The BDC chases Drew off post match.

Here's Roode to talk about the three way tonight. He promises to take out Young and get the title shot in one match. No one can stand in his way, but here's Angle to disagree. He comes down to the ring but Eric Young sneaks in to go after Roode. Angle pulls him off and gets in a fight with Young, only to have Roode clear the ring.

Video on Awesome Kong vs. Taryn Terrell for the Knockouts Title later tonight.

James Storm talks to Bram about joining the Revolution and asks him to take out Matt Hardy later tonight. Bram seems intrigued.

Before we go to a break, we get a video on the winner of tonight's triple threat facing Lashley for the title in two weeks. They say his name over and over, show his picture, and show him winning the triple threat. I'll avoid spoilers, but my goodness TNA, cut this nonsense out.

Video on Kurt Angle.

Matt Hardy vs. Bram

The bell never rings before they start fighting in the corner. Matt avoids a charge and hits the clothesline and running bulldog, followed by a second clothesline to send Bram outside. The brawling favors Bram of course and he takes over by driving Matt into the apron. Back in and some right hands set up a chinlock. Matt fights up and scores with a Side Effect, followed by a moonsault to the legs for two. Bram shoves the referee away though, setting up a low blow and the Brighter Side of Suffering (inverted DDT) for the pin at 4:15.

Rating: D+. Just a quick brawl here but Bram joining the Revolution could be interesting. That being said, they need to actually do something with the team before it gets stale by just sitting there. This wasn't much of a match though and I'm not wild on another DDT finisher from someone out of the UK.

Bram gets his wrench but Magnus runs down for the save. When Bram left him laying in an alley, Magnus had two choices: go home and hide, or be the kind of man that his son could be proud of. It's personal now, and Magnus is going to make Bram's blood stain the holy ground of England.

Spud promises Anderson that he'll finish things with Ethan Carter III tonight.

Galloway says he's tired of the Beat Down Clan dominating the show and he isn't going to stand for it. He has an army in his corner and it begins tonight.

Recap of Spud vs. Carter.

Here's Spud in a Union Jack flag to thank the fans for getting him through all these problems. Everything has to end though, so he'd like Ethan Carter III to come out here right now, face to face. That's exactly what he gets with Carter in a suit of his own. Spud wants to end this man against man but Carter goes into his usual speech about his accomplishments.

That's not what Spud wants to hear though as he tells Carter to shut up. Of course Spud knows everything about Ethan's career because he was there with Carter every step of the way. If that's so important to him, fight Spud one on one so he can end Carter's streak. Carter agrees, provided that Spud puts up his hair. Spud agrees, but thinks Carter's hair should be on the line too.

Ethan bends down to look Spud in the eye and says challenge accepted, but just remember one thing: in this world, the bad guys win. Carter goes to leave but Spud brings up all the times Carter told him he was a lion or a gazelle. Well he isn't any of those things, because he's a man. As usual, this is the best feud TNA has had in months if not years. I can't believe I'm saying it but my goodness it's awesome.

Eric Young video.

Knockouts Title: Awesome Kong vs. Taryn Terrell

Taryn is defending and goes right at Kong, only to bounce off the monster and hit the mat. Kong keeps pounding away and slams the champ down, only to miss a charge in the corner. Some right hands stun Kong for a few moments but the Taryn Cutter is shrugged off. The second attempt goes just as well but Kong shoves the referee away for the DQ at 4:15.

Rating: D. This was angle advancement instead of a match and that's fine. They were clearly setting up the big showdown later on, but this protected Kong at the same time. The problem with someone like Kong is you have to either give her the title or beat her and end her credibility. It's hard to grade this as a match though as it was basically a squash until the storyline ending.

Taryn gets beaten up post match but Gail Kim runs out for the save.

Video on Davey Richards turning down the Revolution's offer to join, setting up a rivalry between the teams.

Bobby Roode video.

Tag Team Titles: Wolves vs. Abyss/James Storm

The Wolves are challenging but get jumped by the rest of the Revolution during their entrance. We get the opening bell and everyone brawls in the ring with the Wolves sending Storm into Abyss and making the monster DDT his leader. I really, really hate that spot. Things settle down to Abyss hammering Richards down but missing a splash. Manik pulls Edwards down to the floor to break up the hot tag though and it's off to Storm.

The Revolution tries to double team but Richards crawls between Storm's legs for the hot tag to Edwards. Eddie starts cleaning house but eats a Backstabber and the Eye of the Storm for two. Cue Matt Hardy to stare at the rest of the Revolution, allowing Eddie to grab an O'Connor Roll for two. Storm grabs a jumping neckbreaker and tags in Abyss, only to have him get sent to the floor.

The Wolves hit three straight double dives to take out everyone not named Storm but Edwards kicks him down. Manik and Sanada sneak in but Sanada mists Manik by mistakes. Abyss tries to bring in the cowbell but Matt comes in with a Twist of Fate, setting up the top rope stomps from the Wolves (dubbed the Hammer of the Gods) for the pin at 8:15.

Rating: C-. Good night this was a mess and I was losing track of everything by the end. TNA really needs to cut down on the mass carnage and interference in their matches because this isn't making things any better. The Wolves winning is fine, but three things: who do they defend against, what is the point of the Revolution at this point, and HOW BLIND IS THE REFEREE??? You had all that interference, a cowbell and MIST but he never calls a DQ? Really?

Post break, Matt endorses the new champs.

Spud vs. Carter in the hair vs. hair match is next week in London. Magnus vs. Bram as well.

Eric Young vs. Kurt Angle vs. Bobby Roode

One fall to a finish and the winner gets a title shot in two weeks. More on that later. For the third of five matches tonight, we have a brawl before the bell with Roode and Young beating each other up on the floor. Roode sends Young into the aisle before coming back in for a suplex from Angle. Eric gets back in and tries to German suplex Roode but Bobby grabs the referee. Instead it's a neckbreaker to put Roode down as Angle is sent to the floor.

Young stays in control but gets small packaged for two, only to take Roode's head off with a clothesline. A superplex on Roode is turned into a Tower of Doom with Angle powerbombing both guys down. Angle rolls a ridiculous ten Germans on Young but Roode counters the Angle Slam into the crossforehead. That's countered into the ankle lock (probably because it wasn't pulling back on Angle) but Roode rolls through into a crosseyes.

Young makes the save but takes the spinebuster from Roode, who gets Angle Slammed for two. There go the straps and Angle puts Young in the ankle lock but Eric makes the ropes. Angle rolls through the Roode Bomb into another ankle lock, only to have Roode roll through and bump the referee. Young hits Roode in the head with a chair, only to have Angle kick him down and hit the Slam on Roode for the title shot at 8:41.

Rating: C-. There were some major issues with this match. First and foremost was Eric Young, because he sucks. He makes things that shouldn't possibly suck suck. Like an air pump that blows air into things. Eric Young could make it suck. You put Eric Young's face on the New England Patriots' jerseys? They suck.

Eric Young is appearing at a frat house and giving away free beer? The frat boys would go to church and drink orange juice instead because Eric Young sucks. Eric Young sucks. He sucks on trains, he sucks on cars, he probably sucks on orange flavored popsicles. Why would he do that? Because orange flavored popsicles suck, just like Eric Young.

So yeah, Eric Young sucks. Other than that though, this match needed to go longer to live up to the hype this match had been given in the show. It's another short match that didn't have the time to get anywhere because TNA has to pack everything they can into a single show and fit in all their promos that don't advance anything.

There's one last thing that held this match back though: TNA spoiled the ending. Yeah, earlier in the night there was a preview for the March 20 show. Here's a paraphrased version of the audio. “KURT ANGLE has battled back to the top of TNA (with a clip of Angle pinning Roode) and is now the top contender to the World Title. On March 20, Angle will challenge TNA World Champion Bobby Lashley. Don't miss this huge clash.”

So all that drama that they could squeeze in to the less than nine minutes they could give this match? Totally worthless, as they had given away the ending already. They did this a few weeks back when Lashley was in Lethal Lockdown. This is something they REALLY need to work on. You could easily have switched the audio to “WHO WON???” and the problem is solved. But it's TNA, where the most basic things are difficult but having an entertaining show is becoming more common.

Lashley comes out for a staredown to end the show.

Overall Rating: C-. This show was the end of the run of really good shows but it was still good. Here's the thing TNA still has over Raw at the moment: they set stuff up, give it a good build, then mostly deliver on it (after spoiling it half the time). WWE is the opposite as they have a bad build but the payoff is usually good. They need to slow things down though and let some of the matches stretch out. That's making the shows feel like Attitude Era episodes: they go by so fast that I can't tell if it was good or not.

The other major issue here is the lack of a focus. So Galloway is now feuding with the entire BDC, the Revolution is....I think feuding with the Hardys and Wolves, Bram might be joining the Revolution and is feuding with Magnus, and we're getting Roode vs. Young again because they've been feuding so now they keep feuding? There's good stuff in TNA right now, but they feel like they're holding things together with some strong duct tape. That's only going to last so long and this episode showed some cracks.

Results
Drew Galloway b. Kenny King – Future Shock
Bram b. Matt Hardy – Brighter Side of Suffering
Taryn Terrell b. Awesome Kong via DQ when Kong shoved the referee
Wolves b. Abyss/James Storm – Hammer of the Gods to Abyss
Kurt Angle b. Bobby Roode and Eric Young – Angle Slam to Roode


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Comments

  1. Extant1979 - Extreme SuperstarMarch 6, 2015 at 9:34 PM

    TNA spoiled the main event of their program to promote a title match two weeks away? I knew the matches were taped weeks ago, but man, that's pretty funky.

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  2. The Headbangers, hot wax and vomit...I'm just at a loss at who those segments were supposed to appeal to.

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  3. "Yep Mode" Abeyance Brown ©March 6, 2015 at 9:38 PM

    Yeah, that was bad.

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  4. kbwrestlingreviewsMarch 6, 2015 at 9:40 PM

    Yep. Not "who won the match???" but "He won the match and you really don't need to watch the rest of the show." Only in TNA.

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  5. "Yep Mode" Abeyance Brown ©March 6, 2015 at 9:40 PM

    Outside of the wrestling, the show was pretty solid promo wise, Drew's opening speech was pretty good, as was Magnus's message to Bram, and of course the EC3/Spud encounter was great, especially Ethan's facial expressions throughout the whole thing.

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  6. kbwrestlingreviewsMarch 6, 2015 at 9:43 PM

    In other words, the stuff they let have time.

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  7. The Eric Young bit was pretty funny, but I still like orange Popsicles.

    Galloway has been tearing it up with Roderick Strong in a series of matches in Evolve. Too bad they couldn't let him repeat that here.

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  8. I'm glad TNAs finally figured out to grab the unutilized WWE castoffs. EC3 got cut before he could do anything. Galloway got derailef by outside the ring issues. Both are or could be awesome assets.

    It's better than MVP or Kennedy where the guy was maxed out to the audience pre-arrival.

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  9. kbwrestlingreviewsMarch 6, 2015 at 11:13 PM

    It also helps that they're completely different characters. MVP and Kennedy are pretty much the same guys they were in WWE with MVP only talking a bit more. That was a long time ago and it doesn't make things very interesting.

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  10. Just so I'm clear, you're an Eric Young fan, right?

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  11. Wow, that's flashbacks to the Disney tapings WCW did in '93.

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  12. kbwrestlingreviewsMarch 6, 2015 at 11:25 PM

    Somehow this was worse as it was on semi-national television. It's like they were bragging about giving it away.

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  13. Scat fetishists.

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  14. "So all that drama that they could squeeze in to the less than nine minutes they could give this match? Totally worthless, as they had given away the ending already."

    They gave away the ending when they had this match back in January.

    Welcome to 2015.

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  15. How many "long time WWE-ers" have they done well with?


    Bully Ray (obviously)
    Christian (obviously)
    Rhyno is kind of a wash (in that they used him to his potential)
    Kurt Angle is kind of a wash (same as Rhyno. They haven't harmed him, and he hasn't harmed them -- they've been beneficial to each other).
    Nash, I'm kind of torn on. I think TNA came out behind, but at the same time, he was awesome for parts of his tenure.


    That's pretty much it, unless I'm missing someone. Every other WWE "star", either TNA hasn't used right, or they weren't worth their cost. (The latter is far more common than the former)

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  16. kbwrestlingreviewsMarch 7, 2015 at 3:14 AM

    That's a bit different than airing the results as a commercial on your own show.

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  17. I got the idea that he actually was not, but you're right. Tommy is usually pretty clear, but this was very poorly written and made it tough to figure out which side of the fence he was on. Just some constructive criticism, Tommy.

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  18. It occurs to me that Foley wasn't even on the September-October PPVs in 1997. I can't remember a thing he did between the Cactus Jack with HHH at the MSG Raw and then facing Kane in that 'red light' match at Survivor Series. Surely Bret vs. Foley would've been a much better option for those months than Bret piddling around with the Patriot. Hell, don't bother signing the Patriot at all --- just make "Mr. America" into a Foley persona or something.



    Hindsight being 20-20, maybe this angle really takes off and Vince could've reasonably had Bret drop the belt to Mick prior to Survivor Series, and the screwjob never happens.

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  19. kbwrestlingreviewsMarch 7, 2015 at 4:49 AM

    I was getting some work done tonight and I threw on the latest Steve Austin Show.


    Austin: "My guest today is TNA wrestler Eric Young."


    I was almost in tears.

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  20. Doctor FunkopolisMarch 7, 2015 at 5:29 AM

    The difference between the WWF and WCW: Vince saw that Mick was amazing and gave him a great run as a top guy. It should've happened earlier, sure, but he still made it happen.

    Meanwhile, WCW had guys get red hot and then...nothing. No make up runs or anything. Just left to have their heat dissipate.

    Not true anymore, obviously.

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  21. Adam "Colorado" CurryMarch 7, 2015 at 5:32 AM

    Kenny King: Hey AJ, Daniels, Joe, etc... any chance ROH will take me back?

    ROH: Sorry buddy, eat a bucket of dicks and burn in hell, prick!

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  22. Jesus... Foley as Mr. America. That's fucking brilliant. Imagine the Bret promos tearing into how Mr. America is clearly Mick Foley and everything wrong with America while everyone else, even Hart Foundation members, just can't see the resemblance. And then Bret beats up Mr. America at the October PPV and puts him out. He then demands that Mr. America, Cactus Jack, Dude Love and Mankind face the Neidhart, Smith, and Lafon/Furnas at Survivor Series. So Survivor Series comes... and Foley's wearing gear composed of 25% of each character. So Dude Love's bandana, Mankind's mask, Cactus Jack's T-shirt and Mr. America's 'America Rules' trousers. So... hah... everytime Foley is eliminated the fucking announcer says 'CACTUS JACK HAS BEEN ELIMINATED' and Foley has to...


    heh...


    Leave the ring, then return as the next wrestler.



    Jesus Christ, why the fuck didn't this happen?

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  23. Doctor FunkopolisMarch 7, 2015 at 6:03 AM

    They didn't have to put cameras in because of him, I think that's why he was brought back.

    Of course, Patterson may have already had cameras in place...

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  24. clearly wagging your dick around about how much more badass you are than someone who decides to stand up to being treated like shit wasn't a no no.



    If that is what you went through and you think you are better for it good for you but lay off someone who stood up to this and tried to do the right thing ..especially in a company that he knew there was at least a 90% it would end up right in demott's hands. Fine it's not what you would do...doesn't mean no one else should either. There has to be a point where "Snitching" is the right thing to do ...like say before someone ends up dead. Once you are putting concussed people back into training...we are in that ball park.

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  25. Counterpoint: I never showed any aptitude at driving before I was put in a position to drive a car. He may be unproven, but that means he's never been tasked with training wrestlers, not that he's bad at it.

    I see so many people say "This guy or that guy would be great head trainers," which doesn't take into account at all that those guys may not WANT to be head trainer.

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  26. Maybe, but generally speaking, those "we'll bring you back when this blows over" deals were with guys who had some sort of upside. There's no real upside to bringing DeMott back.

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  27. 50% of life is putting up with shit you don't like.

    There's a pretty clear line of demarcation, though, between "children's birthday parties at Chuck E. Cheese's" and "your boss trying to bust your bottom lip open and slamming you on your head while calling you a faggot."

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  28. Drill sergeants actually don't do any of that shit anymore, either. Well, I'm sure some do, but they're not supposed to and aren't allowed to. Haven't been since the late 90s or so.

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  29. I don't like how every single TNA match is under 10 minutes now.

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  30. Or Sting vs. The Villanos on Thunder

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  31. So, to you, complaining to anyone about your boss hurling racial slurs at you while physically assaulting you is "snitching."

    Would you call complaining about such conduct, ahem, "a faggot's way of dealing with things?"

    Because you sound like a bullying victim who internalized it and believes such conduct is perfectly acceptable. You sound like Bill DeMott and I hope you never hold a position of professional authority over anyone.

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  32. MaffewOfBotchamaniaMarch 7, 2015 at 7:10 AM

    Raven.

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  33. So because things were shitty 20+ years ago and a lot of people had a tough row to hoe, there's no reason to improve them, is your argument.

    You're actually saying this.

    Let me ask you this: Do you own a cell phone or a refrigerator? Because time was, you had to use the little rotary dial and stand by the base to talk to someone. Time was, you had to hunt and kill an animal to eat and then finish the meat before it turned green in the sun.

    Things evolve. Things change. Things improve.

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  34. internet tought guy

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  35. Just confess that you like to be slap and called bad word in your dungeon

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  36. your mom basement ?

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  37. lol, u mad tough guy bro?

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  38. This episode sounds tremendous.

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  39. and those who can't do nor teach ends up NxT head trainers

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  40. Whoever made " 2 Girls, 1 Cup."

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  41. The first guy who reported Demott's actions worked with Harley Race and Harley was furious when he found out what Bill was doing. Try again.

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  42. As FunkDoc said, Harley wasn't looking too kindly on what Demott did, either. This tough guy act of yours relies on faulty logic, from the Race comments to the "I'm stronger because I never stood up for myself" crap. Demott is a piece of shit, and you can label things "white knighting" all you want to try to dismiss arguments to that fact, but it doesn't make you right. The facts are out there, he crossed the line in a variety of ways, case closed.

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  43. I think Dustin might actually be a good choice once he finishes up his run.

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  44. It's a shame they don't use Sanada more, he is easly one of the best worker on their roster

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  45. But MVP had a splendid career in NJPW before, wich makes him a hundred time better than any scrub in the roster

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  46. What's the story here? I clearly wasn't paying attention whenever the fallout between King and ROH happened, what did I miss?

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  47. So is there any place that I can read this DeMott story? I don't remember seeing it mentioned here as breaking news, just reactions to it.

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  48. He left abruptyle whilme being one of the Tag Team champ

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  49. If he had tried any of this shit with KENTA he would have been muredered on the spot

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  50. The 90s were an odd time.

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  51. http://www.reddit.com/r/SquaredCircle/comments/2y6d13/the_allegations_against_bill_demott_megathread/

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  52. KENTA probably endured worse treatment when training in Japan.

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  53. I would change my name to Joe Kickass!

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  54. Are you Eric Rowan ?

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  55. Some of this seems a bit like whiny bitches just bitches, but some of it if definitely legit even in my opinion. I definitely think that they can do without him.

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  56. Why are you investing so much time into pretending to be Dock Muraco?

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  57. Some of it is definitely wah-wahs, but some of it is legit. You can't really defend racial slurs, and DEFINITELY not intentionally putting guys health and safety at risk.

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  58. Harley Race was against what Bill DeMott was doing. So, now what do you think?

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  59. Dude Love and Austin were supposed to defend the tag team titles in September but Austin was hurt. Foley's there when Austin hands his belt over and stuns Slaughter. And he was supposed to face Pillman in October, but, you know.

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  60. Any relation to Wade?

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  61. And his sins against children led him to the eternal death.

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  62. Not according to those dating books written by Satan

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  63. Theberzerker, #1 HUSS CHOMPIONMarch 7, 2015 at 9:50 AM

    Too late, they gave it to Samoa Joe already.

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  64. But we all sin and fall short of the glory of God. He did not come to change the law - but to fulfill it.

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  65. That reminds me of all those people who went on about Casey Anthony and how they'd never do that. You're not supposed to kill your kids, you don't get a pat on the back for not doing it.

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  66. No. Nobody does - but I will depend of God and His wrath instead of doing things in my human flesh or at least try to.

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  67. Evolution is the biggest lie from Darwin and liberal scientists.

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  68. Matt Bloom will teach you how to keep getting pushed after numerous failed gimmicks, in 6 easy steps!!

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  69. Yeah, but you never know who thinks his brand of training has an upside. The fact that DeMott got his second chance and that it lasted so long would indicate *someone* in the WWE hierarchy likes his style.

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  70. I guess I came off as a huge ass in this thread which I can admit to. Even Dougie / Vince Jordan was taking some pot shots. Perhaps I put up with more bullying than some and just grew tremendously thick skin. I'm also not adverse to playing political games in life and my personal experience has been that going to HR is a big time no no. I'm also curious as to the wrestler in questions sexuality. Why was he so offended? The physical abuse was out of line, clearly I was in the wrong. A lot of the Bill DeMott stuff sounded like Catholic football coaches I had growing up. I also dealt with numerous angry middIe aged women early in my career who were gigantic bullies. I apologize for offending anyone. My perspective just differs from many.

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  71. Y'know what? That's it. You've convinced me. This specific comment on a professional wrestling website has turned me around and made me accept Jesus as my lord and savior.

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  72. You mean that chick that wrote 50 Shades of Grey?


    Seriously, next time you hear a woman bitch about how all men are assholes, point at millions of women creaming themselves over those books/movie, and say "Because it works!"

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  73. I kinda get your point but to me there's a difference between a coach saying "That performance was shit, do it again." blunt type of honesty vs OH YOUR LEG IS BROKEN GET IN THERE I HOPE YOU DROP DEAD LIKE DAVEY BOY FAGGOT HUR. I don't see how the latter helps anyone improve.

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  74. Nice promo from Drew Galloway and interacting with the crowd was a nice touch. EC3 is still the best heel in TNA, and Bram vs Magnus is a nice feud. The main event scene is beyond stale thought

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  75. I'm not offended, I just find you had a very backwards way of thinking. Come on, they treated wrestlers like shit in the past so it's okay if they treat wrestles like shit now?



    And your big stance ended up being What Would Harley Do, and it was pointed out to you that Harley Race, a respected wrestling trainer, was against the abusive crap DeMott did.

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  76. Why do you need to question the guys sexuality? What does that matter?

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  77. Your gimmick sucks.

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  78. What the fuck are you talking about?


    We fight with planes and missiles now, the military is filled with nerds.

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  79. Kenny King and Rhett Titus were in a popular team called the All Night Express.

    ANE was pushed pretty hard to the top of the tag card beating the Briscoes in Ladder War 3 and ending Hass and Benjamin's tag reign.

    Kenny King would not make one appearance after ANE wom the titles, leaving for TNA with no notice and a never defended tag strap around his waste. Basically killed Rhee Titus' career too.

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  80. I think people have wanted Matt Bloom to train for years now. Remember back in 2005 when fans kept chanting "We want Matt!"

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  81. Sunny was the worst color commentator. She was also bad at ring announcing. And according to HHH, his best friend told him she's bad at other stuff too.

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  82. Not Vince. It was Ross, Russo, and Cornette pushing for Foley nonstop

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  83. Patterson

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  84. or Foley comes to the ring dressed fully as one character, and then slides under the ring under each elimination and comes out dressed as the next.


    Either way, gosh that would have been amazing.

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  85. As for the Royal Rumble, he should have come out as Dude first, been eliminated, but then kept wearing Dude Love's shoes so that none of his other personas' feet could ever hit the floor.

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  86. But one day the survivors of the war we lose will have us in dungeons. Most people will have a gun put to their head and accept Allah or another false god and reject Jesus Christ. Everyone else will either be beheaded or rot in the dungeons. The anti-Christs are coming - and many have already arrived.

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  87. That is between you and God, but I hope you are being sincere. Please find a Bible believing church you can go to so you can be a disciple and know the Truth. Until then, please go to www.journeyfellowship.org and if you live anywhere near us - come and worship the Lord God almighty.

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  88. If someone called me the N word I wouldn't be offended as I am clearly Caucasian.

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  89. Haha that doesn't matter if he was promising pushes for sex (Patterson that is). Terry Garvin did that

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  90. You do realize that Allah is the God of Abraham, right? And you also realize that Jesus plays a huge role in the Eschatology of Islam? Like, he blows up the Antichrist with his laser vision.


    And I'm in no way Christian, so I've got nothing to worry about.


    You...might want to get a workable plan other than "pray".

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  91. Yeah it is just one of thousands of sins Americans do every day. It is no different than adultry, unmarried sex, abortion, or any other thing that goes against God. From a secular standpoint, I'm not going to give a crap - as a person - what you decide to do with your life - but from a spiritual standpoint because God loves all His children and has presented salvation for them all - I will be concerned for your soul and eternal soul burning in hell because you have not repented to God.

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  92. You are correct that homosexuality is no different than unmarried sex. Adultery? Eh, that's kind of shitty, being a betrayal of trust and all. And abortion...well I have a couple arguments for either side of that one.

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  93. Actually Vince NcMahon called John Cena one once and it offended Booker T. Actually the word should offend all ethnic groups (race is a Darwinian term and I refuse to use it because race doesn't exist) because the term means - lazy and shiftless - and I know plenty of lazy and shiftless people of all ethnicities - especially white. So that slur should offend all. As the late Redd Foxx once said - plenty of white ones out there - watch Hee Haw if you think I'm lying.

    When Christ came down to earth - He came for all the people. Not just Israel.

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  94. I know from a "historical standpoint" that Christianity and Islam have the same God, but from a theological standpoint - they are two different Gods.

    No dispect from a humanist or Christian perspective to people who are Muslim. A true Christian loves their enemies. I have a deep respect for Muslim Scholar Shabir Ally and his debates with Dr. William Lane Craig.

    But Islam takes many of their concepts of Jesus from the Gnostic gospels. Jesus never did a miracle until He was baptized by John the Baptist.

    Also Allah claims Ishmael - the son of Abraham and the bondswoman was the chosen son of promise and not Issac - which contradicts the Truth in the Bible. Anything that is not spoken from the Bible is s lie. Even Christ said that.

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  95. And everything printed within the Bible is true?

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  96. Maybe they were uncomfortable with DeMott's homophobia

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  97. Battle Kat LitterMarch 7, 2015 at 5:18 PM

    I gave TNA a chance since the restart (watched every week until this one) but I'm really not enjoying it. Too many overbooked matches, shoddy finishes and very poor production values and camera work. Motivation to watch it has gone.

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  98. God, folks rant and rave about "WWE is EXACTLY like 99 WCW" and yet they STILL look the height of professionalism compared to TNA.

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  99. You should give a crap. Thats what jesus would do. You're a charlatan!

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  100. The Love-Matic Grampa!March 7, 2015 at 7:22 PM

    The sad thing is, there's probably far worse individuals in WWE with FAR more power, and their dirty deeds will likely never see the light of day. DeMott is just the latest sacrificial lamb, and they'll keeping pimping "Be A Star!" while doing nothing to actually change the corporate culture that allows someone like him to misbehave for years and years with no consequence and despite numerous complaints.

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  101. In my attempt to be diplomatically correct, I fell short and said something I should not have said. I have corrected it, but all I was saying that if this world was simply a secular world then I wouldn't care how you live your lives - but since the Bible is Truth and sin is sin - I do care. I tried to word it in a diplomatic/politically correct nature - but without Christ - I'm nothing but a phony - so thank you for the rebuke. Peace and shalom.

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  102. If some of the stuff I'm reading is really true - this is no laughing matter. If these coverup stories are true - this might be bigger than the 1992 scandal. If the sexual harassment toward the women is even 5 percent true then farewell Hugh Morrus. I feel sorry for him, because he is truly lost.

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  103. A reddit report I read on 411 might confirm that.

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  104. It is the living, breathing, Word of God written by God.

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  105. So you don't wear cloth of mixed fiber?


    And the earth is the center of the universe?


    And the earth has four corners to it?

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  106. 1. Acts 11 speaks of Christ telling Peter what He has made clean - you will not call common. Therefore what ever was in Old Testament law has been set on a different plain by Christ.

    2. The Bible doesn't say this. If it does - please quote the verse, chapter and book.

    3. Again please quote verse chapter and book - and I think I know what you are talking about here - but corners should not be taken literally. I'll have to edit this post to find the quote in the book of Job that speaks of the earth as round and hanging in the heavens. No flat earth mentioned in the Bible at all. But lest I missed something - please enlighten me and I will read the passages.

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  107. So we aren't supposed to take the Bible literally?

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  108. Doctor FunkopolisMarch 8, 2015 at 12:33 AM

    Vince makes the final call. Vince also made sure to have independent thinkers around as well.

    This is not true these days. But back then, he was at least willing to listen.

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  109. One can only wonder how many times Kevin Dunn has sexually harassed female employees.

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  110. Impact continues to be perhaps the best wrestling show on tv. I'm surprised that the Bram/Magnus feud has actually made me interested in Magnus.

    The EC3/Spud angle is also maybe an early contender for feud of the year.

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  111. Respectfully, that is not what I said. What I said was God once gave the law to His people. Many followed, but did not have obidence. In Exodus 33, the people created an golden calf and proclaimed it was the Godceho rescued them out of Egypt. In later years man continued to do things right in their own eyes. In Jeremiah - after Israel fell to Babelyon, God promised a new covenant to heal His people - where in spite of their disbedance - He would give them a chance to repent. That promise was fulfilled in Christ Jesus. As I said in Acts 11 - Jesus orders Peter to kill and eat animals that were unclean in the law - but Christ replied what God has cleaned you will not call common. So we are to literally follow the Bible because the resurrection is s historical fact.

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  112. So, how do you get around the linguistic difficulties?


    As it has been demonstrably proven by Saussure and others. Language and thought are inextricably linked. As the Bible has been translated meaning, by definition, has changed.

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  113. What do you mean ?

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  114. I can't go too much in the details but it's really important

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